ABC 12 News (press release)

Monday's Child: Ethan
ABC 12 News (press release)
Monday's Child: Ethan. Ethan is an eighth-grader looking for a Big Brother who wants to play basketball, go fishing, box and help with his homework. Monday's Child: Ethan. Ethan is an eighth-grader looking for a Big Brother who wants to play basketball ...


Chicago Tribune

'We wanted to give thanks': Franklin Park school embraces Thanksgiving with festival, dinner
Chicago Tribune
According to a school webpage, "Enger school works with students and families to provide a highly structured, nurturing environment where students with special needs are able to learn and grow.” Enger School ... Students from Mannheim Middle School's ...


Courier Journal

'I do it all for him': Kentucky's Josh Allen motivated by infant son
Courier Journal
“I couldn't leave him.” Knowing he would return to school and not have to worry yet about starting the next phase of his life possibly alone in the city of whatever NFL team drafted him, Allen set out to make sure the decision would not backfire for ...

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Fort Dodge Messenger

Walking therapy
Fort Dodge Messenger
Mellie, an 8-year-old golden Lab therapy dog starting her first year at the Fort Dodge Middle School, knows exactly who's a good dog. Mellie's a ... Mellie spends time in the eighth-grade pod and also visits other areas, including students with special ...


Forrest, Basketball Play Host To Canisius On Monday At 7
Seminoles.com
Forrest, Basketball Play Host To Canisius On Monday At 7. Florida State Notes vs. Canisius ... “It is quickly evident that Trent really wants to be a champion in the community though his tireless work as a mentor to many students in the local ...

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247Sports

CFB Overtime: It's time to expand the College Football Playoff
247Sports
Both of those would be huge victories, but Oklahoma still needs Notre Dame, Clemson or Michigan to lose for a shot. ... Earlier this year at the Texas High School Coaches Convention, Kirby Smart, a guest speaker, said Georgia spends a period of ...

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liherald.com

Jade Suarez runs past her obstacles
liherald.com
“I learned that I can run fast,” said Jade, who has played soccer in a league that has a special-needs team, as well as basketball, volleyball and baseball in gym. She also sang in the chorus in last school year's middle school production of “The ...


Dothan Eagle

Students consider what they're thankful for
Dothan Eagle
We all have something to be grateful for this, and before going on Thanksgiving break, students celebrated the people and things that make life a little better each and every day. Students at Carver Magnet are grateful for Principal Donnie Chambers ...


El Paso Times

7 things to know about the UTEP at Western Kentucky football game
El Paso Times
The notable bright spot in last week's loss to Middle Tennessee was improved play on special teams from UTEP, and that will be key for the Miners to beat a Western Kentucky team that has notably poor kicking and punting coverage. The Miners' success a ...

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Winchester News Gazette

Let's celebrate Region teachers like O'Bannon Elementary School teacher Qiana Williams
Winchester News Gazette
Denise Herrin is my sister who started teaching at Calumet High School out of Purdue University and has been teaching there for 25 years, eight of which where spent in the special education co-op. She is loved by students and faculty alike, and has ...

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WDIV ClickOnDetroit

An invisible issue: Homelessness in Ann Arbor Public Schools
WDIV ClickOnDetroit
Students attend class at Forsythe Middle School (Photo: Meredith Bruckner). Part one of the ... Our goal, of course, is to focus on the students and the children and support them in the education, because what the McKinney-Vento law is there for, first ...

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liherald

Running past her obstacles
liherald
“I learned that I can run fast,” said Jade, who has played soccer in a league that has a special-needs team, as well as basketball, volleyball and baseball in gym. She also sang in the chorus in last school year's middle school production of “The ...


Special Olympics Unified Robotics Championship Shines the Spotlight on Inclusion and Ingenuity
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Engineered to promote inclusion andignite a passion for STEM through the sport of robotics, Special Olympics Unified Robotics brings together students with diverse abilities, including individuals with and without intellectual disabilities, to ...

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Auburn Villager

Lee County Special Olympics flag football team aims to defend Iron Bowl title
Auburn Villager
The halftime show will feature Auburn Junior High and High School cheer squads, flag line and majorettes, as well as the Lee County Special Needs cheer squad. "We're trying to make this the biggest year ever for the Iron Bowl, which is why we're having ...


Waterbury Republican American

Tireless advocate for special education students named Wolcott Teacher of the Year
Waterbury Republican American
WOLCOTT – Wolcott High School special education teacher Brittany Garguilo is known as a tireless advocate for her students, and now she'll be known as something else: the district's teacher of the year. Garguilo believes it's important to listen to ...


WAFB

Drummer realizes dream on the football field
WAFB
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Raucous beats bounce off the walls inside the St. Michael the Archangel High School band room. The drum line is warming up. In the center position, rat-a-tatting his snare is Tyler Patton. The high school senior has been ...


ECM Publishers

Education briefs for the week of Nov. 16
ECM Publishers
Among the choices include: smaller class sizes; increasing middle school and high school course offerings; additional academic and mental health support; transportation for students to take classes in different school buildings; the addition of a pool ...

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School Board talks basketball, hears of special needs
Southwest Times
Pulaski High School Principal Mike Grimm then addressed the school board requesting that a motion be passed allowing middle school students to play on the PCHS junior varsity girls' basketball team. According to Grimm, in total 16 girls tried out for ...


High school 'conversations' hit on plethora of topics
Terre Haute Tribune Star
Three "community conversations" took place Tuesday evening at the three Vigo County high schools, with more scheduled for Thursday evening at Woodrow Wilson, Sarah Scott, Honey Creek and Otter Creek middle schools. ... Pearson's group focused on "need ...


'Special Olympics Iron Bowl' to be held Nov. 18 in Auburn
Opelika Observer
Beginning at 1 p.m., members of Auburn High School's self-contained classroom and marching band will lead off with a performance of the national anthem followed by a statement of encouragement from newly elected City of Auburn Mayor Ron Anders.

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